Though they aren't common in the United States, Jjimjilbangs, Banyas, Onsens, and Hamams are a great places to hang out. This is a group for men comfortable in their own skin and appreciate the eastern ideas of public bath houses.
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I live in the Chicago area and prefer the Korean approach of mandatory nudity in the men's area, which is the norm at Kings Spa. Somehow it misses the point to be bathing with textiles. There area…Continue
Just watched this video of Conan visiting the Wi Spa here in LA with Walking Dead star Steven Yeun. Pretty great and super funny. There are several Korean spas here in Southern California, and the Wi…Continue
I read an interesting article on the health benefits of mineral and hot baths. The focus is Japan and balneology or balnetherapy, which means the “treatment of disease by bathing”. Whereas it…Continue
Since this forum is about discussing the benefits, history, and culture of hot air bathing, wouldn't it be apropos to tell the other members of the group about any outstanding (and preferably manly)…Continue